Gateway Infrastructure Fee Consultation
The consultation period has formally closed. Thank you for your submissions.
Consultation on the Gateway Infrastructure Fee was undertaken in three phases:
Pre-Consultation (Phase 1: December 2009 – January 2010)
Port Metro Vancouver representatives met with several stakeholders, including associations and port operators, to seek feedback regarding the draft terms of reference for the Gateway Infrastructure Program Advisory Committee (GIPAC) and consulting broadly with Port stakeholders regarding the structure and implementation of the GIF.
Gateway Infrastructure Program Advisory Committee Consultation (Phase 2: January 2010 – June 2010)
Port Metro Vancouver established a Gateway Infrastructure Program Advisory Committee (GIPAC) comprised of associations and organizations representing terminal operators, tenants, shippers, shipping lines and industry groups. GIPAC provided input about the structure and implementation of the GIF and about how to effectively consult more broadly with Port stakeholders. Meeting Notes and Submissions.
Port Stakeholder Consultation (Phase 3: April 1 – May 14, 2010)
Between April 1st and May 14th, 2010, Port Metro Vancouver consulted broadly with Port stakeholders about structure and implementation features of the GIF. Specifically, Port Metro Vancouver is looking for feedback on:
- GIF Collection Mechanism
- GIF Term
- GIF Annual Evaluation
Discussion Paper and Feedback Form
The Gateway Infrastructure Fee Discussion Paper provided a comprehensive background on the Gateway Infrastructure Program and and allowed Port stakeholders to provide feedback about the structure and implementation features of the GIF.
There were several opportunities for Port stakeholders to participate, including:
Stakeholder meetings took place in Vancouver at 100 The Point, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC on the following days:
- Thursday, April 8 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
- Thursday, April 8 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
- Thursday, April 15 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
- Thursday, April 15 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
- Thursday, April 22 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
- Thursday, April 22 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
A meeting took place in Toronto at Doubletree by Hilton - Toronto Airport, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto, ON on the following date:
- Thursday, April 29 | 9:00 am - 11:00 am (EDT)